Still more important and/or interesting articles for ecosocialists and other left-greens. As always, inclusion in this list does not mean that I agree with everything the article or report says.
Ending the world the human way: Climate change as the anti-news
This is the road to hell and it has not been paved with good intentions. If we stay on it, we won’t even be able to say that future historians considered us both a wonder and a disgrace. By then, humanity might have arrived at the end of history, and so of historians.
No matter how you count them, fossil fuel subsidies are as high as ever
Estimates global subsidy support for fossil fuels range from $523 billion to over $1.9 trillion, depending on what is considered a “subsidy” and how exactly they are measured.
Why has the magnificent Monarch Butterfly migration slowed to a trickle?
The number of monarch butterflies that migrates across the United States each year to Mexico has dropped to an all-time low. This year’s number is the 9th consecutive yearly measurement below the long term average.
Joanna M. Foster
Scientists probe unanswered questions about methane and climate change
Climate scientists have a puzzle to solve. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and humanity produces lots of it – mainly from burning wood, mining fossil fuels and decaying waste in landfill. But the amount we’re emitting doesn’t match up with how much stays in the atmosphere.
The Carbon Brief
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